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Prof. Dilip Nathwani

Prof. Dilip Nathwani is Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Honorary Professor of Infection at the University of Dundee. He is Chairman of the Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group; Chair of the European Study Group on Antibiotic Policies and President of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. He is also co-Director of Tayside Academic Health Sciences Partnership with interest in education and quality improvement; National Specialty Adviser for Infectious Diseases to the Scottish Government Health Department and Programme Director of the Global Antimicrobial Stewardship Massive on line course [MOOC]. Professor Nathwani has authored more than 225 peer-reviewed publications and contributed extensively to national and international infection guidelines. His research interests include developing and promoting best infection practice guidelines, anti-microbial stewardship, medical education, quality improvement in infection management, clinical and health economic outcomes in relation to new antibiotics, particularly those related to the treatment of serious and resistant pathogens such as MRSA and C.difficle: Contact: dilip.nathwani@nhs.net